New in the Maker Shed: Desktop Onager

July 2, 2009

Desktop Onager is constructed out of only wood and twine. That’s right, no metal parts here! These types of war machines were the predecessors to cannons and modern artillery. This desktop model uses the torsion skein for all of its power. Using this ancient power mechanism, it can launch the wooden projectiles up to twenty feet.

More about the Desktop Onager

This post has been written by Marc de Vinck on Jul 2, 2009 01:00 AM couresy of


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